CAPEX Purchaser (H/F)

Référence : 580868
Date de dépot : 06/09/2020
Entreprise : Groupe Saint-Gobain

Description :

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

Job Purpose

In the Technology and Industrial Performance organization, the Central Purchasing team for Gypsum, Insulation and Mortars is in charge to purchase strategic equipment for Greenfield, brownfield projects worldwide in strong collaboration with engineering & final users .


The new purchaser will have to:

  • Define a purchasing strategy for the categories he will have in charge
  • Establish the commercial tender documents in strong collaboration with engineers or end users
  • Manage tender and negotiation with suppliers (using Prosource RFX) in collaboration with the engineers/end users
  • Negotiate Contracts in strong collaboration with Legal department
  • Source new suppliers / technology in collaboration with our International Purchasing Organisation
  • Reports savings
  • Identify and anticipate the risks for each equipment he will be in charge
  • Prepare Budget
  • Improve continuously our weakness and develop our strength

Main responsabilities : Purchasing management of Equipment Panel


Develop and implement purchasing strategy for specific categories for the Gypsum, Insulation and Mortars Activities with the objectives to secure supplies, optimize costs and capture innovation.

Geographical scope: Europe/ Worldwide.

Key actions:

  • Perform Central Buyer role for Equipment Purchase by being in budget and making savings
  • Guarantee for each project that the Equipment will be delivered as per contract agreed with suppliers
  • Be in permanent contact with key actors to inform them permanently
  • Identify, Manage & anticipate the potential risks
  • If needed, manage the claims

Job Complexity

  • Cross-cultural environment, both internally and externally.
  • Different equipment for 3 different business
  • Many interlocutors (Internal, External)
  • Cross-functional environment (Technical, Commercial, legal, logistic)
  • Moderate travel Frequency (Europe & Overseas) to meet internal customers and suppliers.


Profil recherché
Profil recherché :


  • Higher education/University
  • Preferably a degree/post graduate diploma in Purchasing. A science discipline is a plus but not compulsory (mechanical degree…)

Knowledge / Experience / Technical competencies

  • Extensive purchasing (CAPEX) knowledge and experience in a complex international business and/or Matrix organization
  • Ability to understand technical constraints and dialogue in a technical environment
  • Languages: English, French. 
  • Experienced user of Word, Excel, PPT, Purchasing e-Tools

Skills and Abilities

  • Autonomous. Able to organize yourself & pro-active (self-starter/entrepreneur).
  • Team leader with coaching skills.
  • Organized, Capacity to manage a lot of different topics at the same time.
  • Able to communicate effectively and build long lasting relationships with people at different levels in the organization of Saint-Gobain and in its suppliers’ organization.
  • Responsive and able to meet agreed deadlines.

Expérience : Plus de 10 ans d'expérience
Lieu de la mission : Île-de-France - Courbevoie
Poste(s) disponible(s) : 1
Poste de cadre : Oui
Contrat : CDI
Début de la mission : 01/01/2020

Nom de l'entreprise : Groupe Saint-Gobain
Site Web :
Contact : Madame LAHAYE Julie
Adresse : 18 Avenue d'Alsace - Les Miroirs